27 Nov 2013 Russian Art Auctions

27 November 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Album of Sixteen Autolithographs

196. KUSTODIEV, BORIS (1878-1927)

Album of Sixteen Autolithographs, inscribed in Cyrillic with initials "D.M." and dated "1922 24/II", and with a bookplate by Mstislav Dobuzhinsky on the frontispiece.

5,000–7,000 GBP

Number 288 from an edition of 300, St Petersburg, Komitet Populyarizatsii Khudozhestvennykh Izdaniy, 1921.

Provenance: Collection of the prominent art historian Mikhail Dobroklonsky from 24 February 1922, Petrograd (inscription on the frontispiece).
Private collection, Europe.

Related literature: For other copies of the autolithographs see W. Schmidt, Russische Graphik des XIX. und XX. Jahrhunderts, Leipzig, Seemann, 1967, pp. 169–170, Nos. 1–16, listed.
Exhibition catalogue, Russische Graphik des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, Nuremberg, Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft, 1977, Nos. 151, 149, Bather and Merchant and Merchant’s Wife illustrated; Nos. 147–152, listed.
Exhibition catalogue, Russische Graphik des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, 1977, pp. 60–62, Nos. 148, 149, 151, Gostiny Dvor, Merchant and Merchant’s Wife and Bather illustrated; p. 61, Nos. 147–152, listed.
Exhibition catalogue, Russische Graphik in den ersten 15 Jahren der Sowjetmacht. Eine Auswahl aus einer Berliner Privatsammlung, Rostock, Kunsthalle Rostock, 1978, pp. 65–67, Nos. 91, 92, 93, Bather, Summer and Traktir illustrated; p. 64, Nos. 86–93, listed.
V. Lebedeva, Boris Kustodiev. The Artist and His Work, Moscow, Progress Publishers, 1981, No. 61, Bather illustrated (listed as Bathing Beauty); p. 110, No. 61.
M. Etkind, Boris Kustodiev, Moscow, Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1982, pp. 389–390, Nos. 2805, 2799, 2801, Bishop, Volga and Boulevard illustrated; pp. 388, 391, Nos. 2795–2811, listed.
M. Etkind, Boris Kustodiev, Leningrad, Aurora Art Publishers, 1983, Nos. 164–167, Bishop, Gostiny Dvor, Boulevard and Merchant and Merchant’s Wife illustrated; p. 277, Nos. 164–167, listed.
V. Kruglov, Boris Kustodiev, St Petersburg, Zolotoi vek, 2007, Nos. 230–233, Title, Contents, Gostiny Dvor and Bishop illustrated; p. 463, Nos. 230–233, listed.

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* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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